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Feature Statistic Bangladesh

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
4.699A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
491A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
64A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
8A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
1A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
5.265 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2.014H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
663H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
123H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
95H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
63H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
59H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
54H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
38H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
38H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
32H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
17H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
11H.STMXsection of stream
7H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
7H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
7H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
6H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
5H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
3H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
2H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
2H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
1H.INLTQformer inletan inlet which has been filled in, or blocked by deposits
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
3.256 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
270L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
128L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
34L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
4L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
2L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
444 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
48.519P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
191P.PPLXsection of populated place
30P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
9P.PPLQabandoned populated place
7P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
7P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
48.768 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
11R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
4R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
3R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
1R.CSWYcausewaya raised roadway across wet ground or shallow water
1R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
20 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
472S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
191S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
71S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
53S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
34S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
18S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
16S.ESTTtea plantationan estate which specializes in growing tea bushes
16S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
16S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
16S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
15S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
14S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
12S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
12S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
11S.UNIVuniversityAn institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities constituting a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
10S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
8S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
8S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
7S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
6S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
6S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
6S.GHATghata set of steps leading to a river, which are of religious significance, and at their base is usually a platform for bathing
5S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
5S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
4S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
4S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
4S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
4S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
3S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
3S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.HUThuta small primitive house
2S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
2S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
2S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
1S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
1S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
1S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.BLDAapartment buildinga building containing several individual apartments
1S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1.083 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
118T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
38T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
22T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
22T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
16T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
5T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
3T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
2T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
245 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
30V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
30 Total for V

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